Sony Music Entertainment

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Sony Music Entertainment, Inc.
Type Subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America
Industry Music & Entertainment
Genre Various
Predecessor(s) American Record Corporation (1929-1938)
Columbia/CBS Records (1938-1991)
Sony Music (1991-2004)
Sony BMG (2004-2008)
When it was created November 17, 1987 (CBS Records acquisition by Sony)
January 1, 1991 (Sony Music launch)
October 1, 2008 (relaunch)
Headquarters New York, NY, United States
Key people Rolf Schmidt-Holtz (CEO)
Kevin Kelleher (CFO)
Things made Music & Entertainment
Money earned Increase2.2% $3.9 bilion (USD 2008)[1]
Parent Sony Corporation of America

Sony Music Entertainment (or Sony Music) is the second-largest global recorded music company of the "big four" record companies and is controlled by Sony Corporation of America.

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